About the Executive Producer





Digital Media Net Executive Producer Charlie WhiteCharlie White is an Emmy award-winning producer, director, author and consultant who has worked in television and radio broadcasting since 1974. His experience includes directing Nightly Business Report, Star Hustler, Ecole de Cuisine, Dollar Signs and [email protected] for national PBS television audiences.

White has been a widely-known computer journalist, columnist and contributing editor for a variety of national magazines and Web sites since 1994. No stranger to controversy, he's best known for his opinion pieces with a regularly acidic yet lighthearted point of view. He's written numerous feature articles, cover stories and reviews for DV, DCC, Video Systems, Digital Studio and Digital Magic, along with hundreds of published articles in other magazines and trade publications. Authoring more than 150,000 words each year, he has written feature articles published in Post Magazine, Broadcast Engineering, TV Technology, Desktop Publishers Journal, Self-Employed Professional, PC Graphics and Video, Full Motion, LiveDV, and Computer Graphics World. He is also a technical editor and reviewer for New Riders Publishing, Focal Press and Prentice Hall.

In addition to print journalism, now he's reveling in the joy that is Web publishing. He survived the bursting of the "Internet Bubble" of the early part of this century, and proudly serves as Executive Producer of this Web site, Digital Video Editing, and six others: DTV Professional , Broadcast Newsroom, HDTV Buyer, FilmImaging, PresentationMaster, and DV Format. These sites are a major part of a company White and seven colleagues founded in 1999 called Digital Media Online, Inc., a Newport Beach, California-based Web publisher that does business as Digital Media Net and has grown beyond its founders' wildest dreams, now attracting over 1 million unique visitors each month.

In his 25-year television career, White was Producer/Director of the hit national PBS cooking series entitled Jill Prescott's Ecole de Cuisine. In the summer of 1995, he created the PBS technology series [email protected]. He was also Creative Consultant for PBS's Tracks Ahead, and directed Dollar Signs, a PBS series specializing in mutual funds. White's specialty is promotional spot creation, for which he won a Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award in 1992. Drawing from his long-time experience in broadcasting, he is currently a consultant and analyst for TrendWatch Inc., a broadcast and graphics market research firm. For more information, here's his complete resume.

While beginning his television career, instead of starving White was a radio announcer for classical and jazz stations in Miami and North Carolina. He was also a professional saxophonist, playing with small groups and big bands. The 12-year musical adventure included a seven-year gig with "Los Cumbiamberos," a Latino big band that recorded five albums, one of which was for CBS Records in 1983.

He is currently living an unusually happy life in a small village on the windswept prairie of the central US with his actress/model wife and above-average 10-year-old daughter. Nestled between the whispering evergreens and amber waves of grain -- but not too far from a major airport and fast Internet access -- is Digital Media Net's Midwest Test Facility, where White delights in the evaluation and testing of the latest digital video editing and presentation products.

Questions or comments? Email Charlie at [email protected].